Start your career in Accounting with a certificate from NSCC

NSCC’s Accounting certificate prepares students for a variety of entry-level accounting positions in small to medium-sized businesses, partnerships, and corporations. Learn how to analyze, calculate, record transactions, maintain financial records, and prepare financial reports.  Coursework also includes managerial accounting and taxation, as well as budgeting and accounting for payroll, accounts receivables and accounts payables. In addition, communication and business technology are emphasized throughout the program and students gain hands-on computer experience, including specialized training in Excel, Quickbooks, and individual tax preparation software.

Degree pathway

All courses in this certificate program count towards NSCC’s Accounting Degree program.

Internship Opportunities

As part of this program, students will enhance their career development by integrating classroom study and work experience through participation in NSCC’s Cooperative Education/Internship.



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Next Steps

Achievement and Outcomes

Learner Outcomes

Guided Pathway Sheet


Get in touch

If you have questions related to program admissions or applications, please contact or call 978-762-4188.

If you have program advising related questions, please contact or call 978-762-4048.

Program Requirements

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North Shore Community College is an accredited nonprofit institute of higher education where all are welcome and each is challenged. NSCC is accredited by NECHE, the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly NEASC-CIHE, the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).

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